News from El Punt Avui

BREXIT

Brexit Plan B to be presented today

This afternoon, British Prime Minister Theresa May will present her “Plan B” for the UK’s exit from the European Union, to the British Parliament. It has been suggested that this alternative might...

CATALONIA

Alonso-Cuevillas to work on 17-A terrorist case

Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas, lawyer for Carles Puigdemont, will represent the family of Xavi, the three-year-old boy who died in the terrorist attack on the Rambla in 2017. Javier Martínez, the boy’s father,...

CATALONIA

JxCAT: Prisoners must attend 155 commission

The Deputy Spokesperson for Together for Catalonia (JxCat), Eduard Pujol, demanded that those political prisoners to appear at the Parliamentary Committee investigating Article 155, be able to attend “telematically”or...

Catalan rights charter

Ombudsman and Rights Institute to produce study on the status of human rights in the region, and a policy charter, to present to parliament in 2019

Trump’s trade war threatens EU car makers

The historic good trade relations between the two major Western blocs, the United States and the European Union, have not been spared in the trade war declared by US President Donald Trump. Just as the...

Teacher faces 55 years for abuse of former pupil

A secondary school teacher will go before a Girona court next week accused of five counts of sexual abuse against a pupil who suffers from a disability and who at the time was 15. The prosecutor has asked...

international

New tragedy in Med leaves three survivors

The sinking of an inflatable boat carrying 120 people from Libya has caused a new tragedy in the Mediterranean. Only three people survived, after a rescue by the Italian navy. Another three bodies were...

Girona against Real Betis; Barça host Leganés

Two of Catalonia’s La Liga sides are in action today, beginning with Girona, who travel to Seville to take on Real Betis at 12pm. In ninth place, Girona have two points less than Betis, who are currently...

society

Barcelona opens Catalonia’s first LGBTI centre

Barcelona has opened the first LGBTI centre in Catalonia. According to the city council, the centre will be managed by the Plataforma d’Entitats LGTBI de Catalunya. The platform is a federation of groups...

Feminism takes on far right

Women are leading the way in opposing the rise of far-right politics with experts arguing for the importance of forging alliances against “toxic discourse”